Place:Askwith, Yorkshire, England

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NameAskwith
Alt namesAscuidsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 313
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates53.919°N 1.75°W
Located inYorkshire, England
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England    
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Askwith is a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England, with a population of 220 (2001 census). The village is located in Wharfedale, and is close to the border of West Yorkshire. Nearby towns are Otley, Ilkley and Burley-in-Wharfedale. Facilities include a school, a pub, and a garden nursery.

An annual show is held, with attractions ranging from produce and handicraft classes, to a dog show and horse competitions, as well as stalls and entertainment. There is also a WI group and a toddler group.

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